COLUMBIANA - Bruce A. 'Brubaker' Barringer, 59, of Columbus, died in the arms of Jesus as he fell asleep Thursday, July 12, at his home after a lengthy illness.
Bruce was born on Oct. 5, 1952, in Youngstown, a son of Leo and Delores (Davis) Barringer. He lived in the Columbiana area until moving to Columbus 26 years ago.
A 1970 graduate of Canfield High School, he worked at NRM in Leetonia. He currently was employed at Tiger-Poly in Columbus.
Bruce was an avid antique collector and enjoyed working on cars. He rose through the ranks from Cub Scout, to Boy Scout, to Eagle Scout with his Canfield Boy Scout group.
He was very loved and maintained lots of long time dear friends who will surely miss him.
Bruce leaves to cherish his precious memory his mother Delores; a son, David Lee of Louisville, Ky.; three sisters, Melody (Tom) McCoy of Leetonia, Pamela Barringer of Salem and Linda Barringer-Hayes of Leetonia; many nieces and nephews; a great-niece and many great-nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Funeral Home and also one hour before services.
Bruce was preceded in death by his grandparents, father Leo and a sister, Mary Manton.
The Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the online guest registry or to send private condolences.